Google Doesn’t Recognize Itself Anymore, Marks Own Email As Spam

Google's looking at the man in the mirror.

Google’s looking at the man in the mirror.

Though it’s usually the place where fake Rolex offers, male enhancement drugs and princes from Ghana go to die, it’s always a good idea to check your spam folder. Because even Google will keep its own emails out of your Gmail inbox.

Whether it’s because Google hasn’t taken a long, hard look at itself in the mirror lately to really get down to the nitty gritty of what makes it Google, or because its own spam filters have a thing against the company for some reason, Consumerist reader C.D. says an email from Google Play ended up in his Gmail spam.

“I got an email in my Gmail spam folder — from Google! Very funny to me!” he writes.

Perhaps it’s time for some self affirmations, Google: “I’m good enough, and I’m smart enough… not to call myself spam.”